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The government submitted legislation to Parliament on Thursday that aims to tie up several loose ends before the troika’s returns but also to live up to the pledge Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and Deputy Premier Evangelos Venizelos have made to lighten the burden on Greek taxpayers.
The amendment submitted to the House extends the number of monthly instalments in which taxpayers can pay off their unpaid taxes and social security contributions (SSCs). Those owing up to 15,000 euros can pay in up to 100 tranches. For debts of more th...
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